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iVillage: 10 Ways to Keep Mosquitos Out of Your Yard

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Wear Bright Colors

Dark clothing attracts mosquitos, so wear bright-colored clothing when spending time outdoors. (It’s more seasonal, anyway!) Keep fabrics looser, too, because some mosquitos can bite through tighter-fitting clothing. When outdoors near woodlands and areas with tall grass, wear long sleeves and socks if possible. There’s also some research that mosquitos are attracted to motion, says Henricksen. “It’s busy moms out there running after their kids that find themselves being bitten the most.”

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